Accounting & Financial Services (A&FS) encompasses approximately 200 career staff & periodic contract, student or temporary staff with an annual operating budget of $23.1M. Funding includes state, endowment opportunity, indirect cost return, reserves, summer sessions, service enterprises, educational sales & service, & self-supporting activity. Contracting Services (CS) is a unit, within A&FS, dedicated to supporting purchasing of the goods and services needed to support a public research university committed to serving both our students and the greater public good. This position serves as an experienced contract development and negotiation analyst for the Business & Revenue Contracts team
Under the general direction of the Lead Contract Administrator 4 and the supervision of the Business & Revenue Contracts Manager, the Contract Administrator 3 serves as an experienced contract development and negotiation analyst for the Business & Revenue Contracts team. The incumbent must possess an in-depth understanding of contracting principles, procedures, and negotiation techniques; the ability to independently and proactively complete all responsibilities of the position in a timely manner; and is adept at analyzing issues of a diverse scope and presenting effective solutions.
$5, 066.67 - $10,175.00/MO
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Position requires long hours at a computer terminal.
Travel to meetings on and off campus.
Employee is personally responsible for following and adhering to University safety policies and procedures.
Work occasional overtime, holidays and weekends as needed. Limited vacation usage during peak workload periods. Work in a dynamic, distracting, knowledge sharing environment.
UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.
Bachelor's degree in business, finance, law, government, or a related field (or equivalent of experience and education).
Experience writing and analyzing moderately complex agreements, proposals, and/or awards of at least a medium complexity.
Experience negotiating contracts with contractors, stakeholders, and colleagues and representatives of industry or government.
Thorough working knowledge of contracting principles, business law, and government regulations (both at the State and Federal level).
Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to interact with broad and diverse constituencies and to communicate detailed or technical information clearly, accurately and concisely to both technical and non-technical audience/customers.
An understanding of the operational and organizational structures of campus.
Experience working with generally accepted accounting principles, policies and procedures of the university.
Thorough working knowledge of relevant contracting statues and regulations, including the California Public Contract Code, Federal procurement regulations, and the Uniform Commercial Code.
Knowledge of University of California Office of the President's Strategic Sourcing Agreements and Kuali Financial System.
This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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